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15 minutes of fame

A brief period of celebrity or notoriety. The term was coined by artist Andy Warhol. Jane had her 15 minutes of fame when she appeared on the nightly news broadcast.
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A large study found that as little as 15 minutes of physical activity a day can reduce the risk of dying by 14% and increase lifespan by three years.
Your 15 minutes of fame: 'I entered the Wales on Sunday WoS Idol competition and was one of the five female finalists.
In 15 minutes, you can invite Gareth Gates to read out Lenny Henry's annual fan-mail.
Fans will also have the opportunity to purchase 15 MINUTES more than two weeks before street date.
After taking into account differences in age, weight, sex and a range of health-related indicators, they found that just 15 minutes of moderate exercise a day increased life expectancy by three years compared to those who remained inactive.
Get up 15 minutes earlier and have a good breakfast, use 15 minutes of your lunch hour to move more and stay up 15 minutes later to prepare your packed lunch.
Daily reading aloud is a tried-and-true way to combat the summer slide that so many school-age children experience," says Read Aloud 15 MINUTES Executive Director, Bob Robbins.
Similarly, when the time spent waiting in the examination room was greater than 10 minutes, 66% of patients who spent less than 15 minutes with the physician were dissatisfied with the wait time, while 10% of those who spent more than 15 minutes with the physician were dissatisfied.
Now Cahill is looking for the FAI to back his legal challenge to erase the 15 minutes of international football that have come back to "haunt" him.
Weaver's name for the worm echoes artist Andy Warhol's comment that "in the future everyone will be world famous for 15 minutes.
Place in the freezer and repeat every 15 minutes until completely frozen.
Each session starts with 15 minutes of drill on jump stops, reverse pivots, triple-three positioning, defensive stances, and back pedaling--stressing balance.
The new version, available for immediate download, can be installed in less than 15 minutes, supports multiple languages and provides increased reliability and stability, flexible user customization, and support for a wide-range of hardware vendors.
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If a doctor comes out and says, 'I'm sorry I'm running late; it'll be another 15 minutes.